Edward Matthew AWMM
Also known as
WWI 24/809 AWMM
- 1892 AWMM AWMM
- 21 November 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Christchurch, Canterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Railway, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Edward Jenson (father), Whakatu, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 8.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
162 lb AWMM
Edward Jenson was the son of Edward and Ada Amelia (or Mary) Jensen of Whakatu, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Brothers William Frederick Jensen (27906) and Edward Matthew Jenson (24/809) were killed in WW1.
Surname is spelled as Jensen and Jenson. Listed as Jenson by BDM and by Archway
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 10 October 1915; disembarked Egypt, 18 November 1915.
Joined Western Frontier Force, 21 November 1915 (Senussi uprising).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France,, 6 April 1916.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 21 June 1916 (pediculosis); discharged to and rejoined unit, 22 June 1916.
Found guilty, 5 November 1916, of being absent without leave from billet at 10.15 pm: forfeited 5 days' pay.Found guilty, 28 November 1916, of smoking on the line of march: forfeited 4 days' pay.
Killed in action, 30 December 1916.
Parents: Edward and Ada Mary Jenson, Whakatu, Hawke's Bay AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 368 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
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